Quick and Easy Meal Prep Sesame BBQ Chicken & Lemon Yoghurt Dressing – LEAH ITSINES

Sesame BBQ Chicken with Lemon Yoghurt Dressing

Everyone loves a meal prep, this is a take on chicken & rice made amazing!! I used Yopro yoghurt for a dressing because I wanted a healthier and lighter option, that doesn’t skip on flavour! 

Serves 2-3 
Cook time: 25 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Ingredients:
450g chicken breast, sliced into strips 
1 tbsp. onion powder
2 tsp dried thyme
1/2 tsp ground all spice
pinch of  cinnamon
1 tsp sea salt flakes
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tbsp. sesame seeds
3 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. honey
1tbsp. water
1 cup basmati rice, cooked 
1 broccoli head, cut into florets
1 small tub of Yo-Pro lemon yoghurt
¼ tsp cumin
1 small hanful of rocket
1 tsp lemon juice
2 lemon wedges to serve

Directions:

  1. Cook rice according to packet instructions. 
  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the onion powder, thyme, all spice, cinnamon, salt, cayenne pepper, honey, water and 2 tbsp. olive oil. 
  3. Add chicken strips to the bowl and mix thoroughly. Leave to marinate for an hour or more. 
  4. Prepare a grill pan with a 1 tbsp. of olive oil for medium-high heat. 
  5. Cook chicken on the pan for 3 mins each side or until cooked through. Once cooked, Sprinkle sesame seeds and set aside to rest for 5 mins.
  6. In the same pan, add broccoli and season with salt and pepper. Cook to your liking. 
  7. In a small mixing bowl, add yopro yoghurt with ¼ tsp cumin, lemon, salt and pepper (to taste).
  8. Divide rice among two microwave safe meal prep containers. Top with chicken, cooked broccoli and lemon slices. Keep dressing aside, and when warming, pour it all over!

 

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